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Biffy Clyro
BIFFY CLYRO are a Scottish rock band that formed in Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock
, East Ayrshire , composed of Simon Neil (guitar, lead vocals), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and Ben Johnston (drums, vocals). Currently signed to 14th Floor Records , they have released seven studio albums, four of which (Puzzle , Only Revolutions
Only Revolutions
, Opposites and Ellipsis ) reached the top five in the UK Albums Chart
UK Albums Chart
, with their sixth studio album, Opposites claiming their first UK number-one album. After their first three albums, the band expanded their following significantly in 2007 with the release of their fourth, Puzzle , creating more mainstream songs with simpler rhythms and distancing themselves from the more unusual dissonant style that was present in their previous three albums. Puzzle peaked at number 2 on the official UK album charts on 16 June 2007
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East Kilbride
EAST KILBRIDE (Scottish Gaelic : Cille Bhrìghde an Ear) is the largest town in South Lanarkshire in Scotland
Scotland
. It is also designated as Scotland's first new town on 6 May 1947. The area lies on high ground on the south side of the Cathkin Braes , about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Glasgow
Glasgow
and close to the boundary with East Renfrewshire . The town is enclosed by the White Cart River to the west and the Rotten Calder to the east, the latter flowing northwards to join the River Clyde near Cambuslang . This area was previously the site of the small village of East Kilbride, prior to its post-war development
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The Zutons
THE ZUTONS were an English indie rock band , formed in 2001 in Liverpool
Liverpool
. They released their debut album, Who Killed...... The Zutons?
Who Killed...... The Zutons?
in May 2004 and achieved chart success with "Why Won\'t You Give Me Your Love? " and "Valerie ", both taken from their second studio album Tired of Hanging Around in 2006. Both singles reached number 9 in the UK Singles Chart . "Valerie" was later covered by Mark Ronson (with the lead vocals provided by Amy Winehouse ), who took the song to number 2 in 2007. The band disbanded in 2009 and returned in 2016 for two tributes, firstly in memory of Viola Beach and secondly for the former Tramp Attack frontman Kristian Ealey. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Formation * 1.2 Early singles and Who Killed...... The Zutons?
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Vic Galloway
MICHAEL "VIC" GALLOWAY (born 4 August 1972) is a DJ on BBC Radio Scotland . Galloway presents a self-titled show on Radio Scotland every Monday from 9:00pm-11pm and does the BBC Introducing Scotland Thursday evenings/Friday mornings from 11:00pm–1:00am. He presents BBC Scotland's T in the Park
T in the Park
television coverage every summer. CONTENTS * 1 BBC Radio * 2 BBC Television * 3 Media career * 4 Personal life * 5 References * 6 External links BBC RADIOIn addition to his regular shows which have been running for over 11 years on BBC Radio, Galloway has presented 2 series of 'Mouthing Off' and 'The Big Scottish Adventure', as well as various documentary series including 'Indie-pendent Scotland', 'The Banned History of Rock'n'Roll', 'Meet the Neighbours' and 'School for Genius'
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East Ayrshire
EAST AYRSHIRE (Scots : Aest Ayrshire, Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: Siorrachd Àir an Ear) is one of thirty-two council areas of Scotland
Scotland
. It shares borders with Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway
, East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire
, North Ayrshire
Ayrshire
, South Ayrshire and South Lanarkshire
South Lanarkshire
. The headquarters of the council are located on London Road, Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock
. With South Ayrshire
Ayrshire
and the mainland areas of North Ayrshire, it formed the former county of Ayrshire
Ayrshire
. The wider geographical region of East Ayrshire
Ayrshire
has a population of 122,100 at the last 2011 census, making it the 16th largest local authority in Scotland
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BBC Radio Scotland
FM : 92.5–94.7 MHz AM : 585 and 810 kHz DAB : 11B, 11C and 12D Freeview : 719 ( Scotland
Scotland
only) Freesat : 712 Sky : 0116 (UK only) Virgin Media
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UK Albums Chart
The UNITED KINGDOM ALBUMS CHART (2001-2016) (currently called the OFFICIAL ALBUMS CHART) is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom. It was published for the first time on 22 July 1956 and is compiled every week by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on Fridays (previously Sundays). It is broadcast on BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 1
(top 5) and published in Music Week
Music Week
magazine (top 75), and on the OCC website (top 100). To qualify for the Official Albums Chart the album must be the correct length and price. It must be more than three tracks or 20 minutes long and not be classed as a budget album. A budget album costs between £0.50 and £3.75
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Galaxy Scotland
CAPITAL SCOTLAND (formerly known as BEAT 106, XFM SCOTLAND, and later GALAXY SCOTLAND) is a regional radio station owned by Communicorp UK and operated by Global Radio . It broadcasts to Scotland
Scotland
's Central Belt , an area surrounding the two cities of Glasgow
Glasgow
and Edinburgh
Edinburgh
, and the kingdom of Fife
Fife
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Beat 106 * 1.2 XFM Scotland
Scotland
* 1.3 Galaxy Scotland
Scotland
* 1.4 105–106 Capital * 2 Programming * 2.1 News * 3 Former presenters * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYBEAT 106The station originally began on 19 November 1999 as BEAT 106, a new rock and dance station. The first presenter on-air, at 1:06 pm on launch day, was Matt Finlay, who continued at the station until late 2005. His first words spoken were Is this thing on?
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Independent Record Label
An INDEPENDENT RECORD LABEL (or "INDIE LABEL") is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels . Many commercial bands and musical acts begin their careers on independent labels. CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 References OVERVIEWThe boundaries between major and independent labels, and the definitions of each, differ from commentator to commentator. The traditional definition of a "major" record label is one that owns its own distribution channel. Some independent record labels, in particular those with successful performing artists, sign dual-release agreements (and make other deals) with major labels and may rely to some extent on international licensing deals, distribution agreements, and other arrangements with major record labels. Major labels may also wholly or partially acquire independent labels
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Rock Music
ROCK MUSIC is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll " in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the African-American genres of blues and rhythm and blues , and from country music . Rock music
Rock music
also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk , and incorporated influences from jazz , classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar , usually as part of a rock group with electric bass and drums and one or more singers . Typically, rock is song -based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form , but the genre has become extremely diverse
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Ayr
AYR (/ɛər/ ; Scottish Gaelic : Inbhir Àir, "Mouth of the River Ayr ") is a large town and former Royal Burgh on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland
Scotland
. It is the administrative centre of the South Ayrshire Council area and historic county town of Ayrshire. Ayr
Ayr
is currently the most populated settlement in Ayrshire and is the 12th most populous settlement in Scotland. The town adjoins the smaller town of Prestwick
Prestwick
to the north, forming a single continuous urban area with the town. Ayr
Ayr
was established as a Royal Burgh in 1205, serving as Ayrshire's central marketplace and harbour throughout the Medieval Period and remaining a well-renowned port across the Early Modern Period
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Weezer
WEEZER is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, guitar), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass guitar, backing vocals). Weezer
Weezer
has sold 9.2 million albums in the US and over 17 million worldwide. After signing to Geffen Records in 1993, the band released its debut self-titled album, also known as the Blue Album , in 1994. Backed by successful music videos for the singles "Buddy Holly ", "Undone – The Sweater Song " and "Say It Ain\'t So ", the Blue Album became a triple-platinum success. Weezer's second album, Pinkerton (1996), featuring a darker, more abrasive sound, was a commercial failure and initially received mixed reviews, but went on to achieve cult status and critical acclaim years later
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Glasgow
GLASGOW (/ˈɡlɑːzɡoʊ, ˈɡlɑːs-, ˈɡlæz-, ˈɡlæs-/ ; Scots : Glesga /ˈɡlezɡə/; Scottish Gaelic : Glaschu ) is the largest city in Scotland
Scotland
, and third largest in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Historically part of Lanarkshire , it is now one of the 32 council areas of Scotland
Scotland
. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands . Inhabitants of the city are referred to as Glaswegians. Glasgow
Glasgow
grew from a small rural settlement on the River Clyde to become the largest seaport in Britain. Expanding from the medieval bishopric and royal burgh , and the later establishment of the University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
in the 15th century, it became a major centre of the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th century
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Roadrunner Records
ROADRUNNER RECORDS is a major record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands. It is a division of Warner Music Group and is based in New York City
New York City
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 International labels * 2.1 Roadrunner Records
Roadrunner Records
UK * 3 Signed bands and previous artists * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe label was launched in 1980 in the Netherlands. Roadrunner's initial business was importing North American metal-band recordings into Europe. In 1986, Roadrunner opened its US headquarters in New York City and later opened offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Australia, Denmark, Russia and the latest in Canada. Early successes included albums from King Diamond (the first Roadrunner artist to enter the Billboard Top 200 albums chart) and Annihilator
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